Bicyclist killed in hit-run crash in East Harlem

crime-tape-in-harlemFox News reports that a man riding a bike in East Harlem was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver, according to the NYPD.

The 42-year-old victim was pronounced dead at the scene after he mounted the hood, struck the windshield and landed on the ground.

The deadly incident on Wednesday at about 11:20 p.m. occurred in front of East 129th Street and Park Avenue.

A 2002 Mercedes sedan struck the man while the vehicle was  traveling westbound on East 129th Street in Manhattan.

Police are looking for a male driver and the occupants of a Mercedes with Florida license plates who fled the scene. The vehicle also struck a car and the three occupants fled on foot and remain at large.

The two people in the second car were not injured.



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